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Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

Ever Wonder What Its Like To Live In A Trail Town?

As the warm, busy summer days get shorter, the hikers become less. The town quiets, but people still come around, because there’s still beauty to see. One thing that caught...

Dec 1, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
My Name’s 301, a Hiker and Trail Angel

My Name’s 301, a Hiker and Trail Angel

As I traveled on the Appalachian Trail in 2021, I had no idea what was in store for me. My name is 301 (three oh one) I’m a hiker, and...

Nov 20, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
The Power Of The Mind

The Power Of The Mind

The problem, is that it might not go away. Instead, you learn how to manage it. Eventually you learn how strong you really are.

Nov 16, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
Week 18: Washington Heat Waves, More Fires and Goat Rocks!

Week 18: Washington Heat Waves, More Fires and Goat Rocks!

Entering Washington An extra half day is taken in Cascade Locks, Oregon. It's the start of a heat wave so we'll set out later in the evening. Most of our...

Oct 24, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Who Have I Become?

Who Have I Become?

Who Have I Become? A Concluding Synopsis Post Appalachian Trail That's a great question. The answer is colorful and convoluted and anyone that has accomplished the great task of a...

Oct 17, 2022 : Anna Hamrick
Pox & Puss 10th Anniversary Bonus – Eric Rudolph and The Appalachian Trail Bandit

Pox & Puss 10th Anniversary Bonus – Eric Rudolph and The Appalachian Trail Bandit

We are only a few days away from celebrating the Pox & Puss Podcast's 10th anniversary. So, in honor of that day, we bring you some b-b-b-b-bonus content from In...

Oct 4, 2022 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Glorious Handwashing, An Ode to Plumbing

Glorious Handwashing, An Ode to Plumbing

“I’m getting used to the idea of washing my face with cold water!” Two 20 something year old women stood at the hut bathroom’s cold running water sinks. Somewhere in...

Sep 25, 2022 : Wendy Boller
When the mountain gets you down…

When the mountain gets you down…

… you either let it handle you, or you handle it… Perhaps a delicate balance of both. I think I fall more into the former category, but allow me to...

Aug 19, 2022 : Janine
Something is wrong…

Something is wrong…

When I got on at Fish Lake (in S. OR), I felt great! Heading SOBO, towards NorCal. Yes, it was a repeat of some miles from last year, but good....

Aug 9, 2022 : Janine
Answers Questioned, Part One

Answers Questioned, Part One

I’ve had the pleasure and honor of being in the right place at the right time for two impromptu interviews on the trail. One interview was with the Green Tunnel...

Jul 30, 2022 : Wendy Boller